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Background: Although current technological advancements have allowed for objective measurements of sedentary behavior via accelerometers, these devices do not provide the contextual information needed to identify targets for behavioral interventions

Background: Although current technological advancements have allowed for objective measurements of sedentary behavior via accelerometers, these devices do not provide the contextual information needed to identify targets for behavioral interventions and generate public health guidelines to reduce sedentary behavior. Thus, self-reports still remain an important method of measurement for physical activity and sedentary behaviors.

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    • Digital object identifier: 10.2196/mhealth.6974
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    Toledo, M. J., Hekler, E., Hollingshead, K., Epstein, D., & Buman, M. (2017). Validation of a Smartphone App for the Assessment of Sedentary and Active Behaviors. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 5(8). doi:10.2196/mhealth.6974

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